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BENALLA SCHOOLS TO SHARE IN $515M MAINTENANCE BLITZ

Victorian Schools will share in $515 million in the single largest boost to school maintenance ever undertaken, thanks to an unprecedented investment by the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes said that $511,179 in funding will support four schools in and around..

UPGRADED CLASSROOMS AND FACILITIES FOR ST JOHN’S PRIMARY SCHOOL

St Johns’s students now have bigger, better classrooms and school facilities to learn in, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes today visited St John’s Primary School Euroa to officially open its new buildings, which include a new senior learning..

STONKER TROUT OPENING SET FOR SATURDAY

Thousands of keen recreational fishers will flock to the Goulburn River this Saturday for trout opening and the chance to snag a stonker rainbow trout up to 5kg. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes said ten sites along the Goulburn River between Eildon and Molesworth..

Have Your Say On Preventing Cruelty To Animals

The Andrews Labor Government is inviting Victorians to provide feedback on proposed new regulations to prevent cruelty to animals in Victoria. Minister for Agriculture Jaclyn Symes announced the opening of consultation on the proposed Prevention of Cruelty to Animal (POCTA) Regulations 2019, which will make..

Vacant Spaces To Creative Places

Victoria’s reputation as the creative state of Australia will be strengthened through a new Andrews Labor Government program supporting creative spaces and coworking places in regional areas. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley today announced the new Regional Coworking Spaces and Creative Places program, offering..

Showing Victoria’s Global Table To The World

Victoria will host world leaders in sustainability, agriculture and trade this week, with the Andrews Labor Government’s Global Table event tackling the big discussions on climate change and building an innovative food sector. Minister for Agriculture Jaclyn Symes and Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Trade..

Wodonga’s Growth Continues With Junction Opportunity

The Andrews Labor Government has called for proposals to develop a key site in the heart of Wodonga, as part of the landmark Junction Place project. Junction Place is Australia’s largest regional urban renewal project, rejuvenating the historic railway station and yards in central Wodonga…

MASSIVE TROUT OPENING FOR GOULBURN RIVER FISHING

Victoria’s huge trout opening is on again in September, with the Goulburn River set to be a major drawcard with 2,000 ‘stonker’ trout to be stocked thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes said the Victorian Fisheries Authority (VFA) would..

HELPING KIDS TO STAY SAFE IN THE SUN

Students and other Victorians will be better protected from the sun’s damaging rays thanks to new grants being made available by the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes announced the latest round of the School Shade Grants Program – and encouraged local..

MORE OPPORTUNITIES TO TEACH AT TAFE

The Andrews Labor Government is making it easier for industry experts to find jobs in Victoria’s booming TAFE sector, with its Jobs at TAFE website. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes said Wodonga TAFE is looking for people with on-the-job experience and skills to train..

MORE OPPORTUNITIES TO TEACH AT TAFE

The Andrews Labor Government is making it easier for industry experts to find jobs in Victoria’s booming TAFE sector, with its Jobs at TAFE website. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes said GOTAFE is looking for people with on-the-job experience and skills to train and..

Victorian Hemp Industry Set To Grow

The Andrews Labor Government has convened a cross-party taskforce to investigate the industrial use of hemp and identify opportunities to grow the industry and create jobs for regional Victorians. Minister for Agriculture Jaclyn Symes today announced the new taskforce alongside Member for Northern Metropolitan Region..

Fast-Tracking Jobs To Ballarat GovHub

The Andrews Labor Government’s Ballarat GovHub is delivering local jobs ahead of schedule, with the Department of Justice and Community Safety moving into town while construction continues on the new site. Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes and Minister for Consumer Affairs Marlene Kairouz today..

SMALL BUSINESS BUS BRINGS ADVICE ON WHEELS TO BENALLA

Small business operators in Benalla will be able to access support and government business services when the Small Business Bus visits on 18th September. This is part of the assistance offered by the Andrews Labor Government, from cuts to payroll tax in Regional Victoria to..

Ballet Under The Stars Comes To The Latrobe Valley

The Australian Ballet’s free outdoor gala event Ballet Under the Stars will visit the Latrobe Valley for the first time, staging a full-length performance of the much-loved classic Giselle. Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events Martin Pakula welcomed confirmation of the performance, to be..

Regional Partnerships Building For Now And The Future

A new brewery and distillery located on the pristine shores of Lake Nagambie is set to attract local and international craft-beer enthusiasts to regional Victoria and grow local jobs. Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes today attended the official opening of Nagambie Brewery and Distillery,..

Nagambie Brewing For Success On The Waterfront

A new brewery and distillery located on the pristine shores of Lake Nagambie is set to attract local and international craft-beer enthusiasts to regional Victoria and grow local jobs. Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes today attended the official opening of Nagambie Brewery and Distillery,..

UPGRADES FOR YEA PRIMARY TO SPARK SCHOOL PRIDE

Yea Primary School students will soon benefit from school building improvements, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes today announced that Yea Primary School will receive $115,000 to build a new perimeter fence. This will help keep students safer given..